Topic: Trump

Trump’s disapproval rating increases in R.I.

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Trump’s disapproval rating increases in R.I.

October 16, 2018 0 comments

President Trump’s disapproval rating in Rhode Island hit 61 percent this September — increasing from 46 percent at the start of his term — according to data from Morning Consult.

Employee donations favor Democrats

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Employee donations favor Democrats

October 2, 2018 0 comments

This midterm election season, Brown faculty and staff are donating overwhelmingly to Democratic campaigns, following a historical trend of supporting left-leaning candidates.

Rallying for gun control, thousands gather in March for Our Lives at State House

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Rallying for gun control, thousands gather in March for Our Lives at State House

March 25, 2018 0 comments

As the voices of young students rang across the Rhode Island State House lawn on Saturday, a crowd comprised people of all ages gathered to listen and respond. The Rhode Island politicians who spoke kept their statements brief, seeking to center the student activists in a gun control movement that […]

Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

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Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

December 7, 2017 0 comments

Varsity athletes use prescription painkillers nearly 3 times more than non-athletes, according to The Herald’s fall 2017 poll. While 3.1 percent of non-athletes reported using painkillers recreationally, 8.3 percent of polled athletes reported that they do. Researchers said athletes — who may overuse painkillers to cope with pressure to perform […]

Ralph Northam, winner of last Tuesday's gubernatorial election in Virginia.

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Cardoso ’19: Democrats, don’t let Virginia get your hopes up

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Last Tuesday, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Virginia, Ralph Northam, raced to victory by a healthy margin.

Mitra ’18: Lessons from a lost year

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Mitra ’18: Lessons from a lost year

November 7, 2017 0 comments

Exactly a year ago today, the unthinkable happened.

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Kumar ’17: Rescued from the hurricane

September 5, 2017 0 comments

On Aug. 29, First Lady Melania Trump grabbed the national spotlight by opting to wear stilettos.

Similar to other marches nationwide, over 1,500 Rhode Islanders gathered at the State House Saturday to advocate for scientific research and funding.

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Advocates march for science in Rhode Island

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Not even the rain could keep a crowd of over 1,500 “nerds” away from Saturday’s March for Science Rhode Island at the State House, noted J. Timmons Roberts.

Rhode Island March for Science to take place April 22

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Rhode Island March for Science to take place April 22

April 21, 2017 0 comments

Recent government attitudes have raised concerns about the future of science and spurred researchers and their advocates into taking action.

Professor Nancy Khalek discussed the distinction between dialogue and debate in the classroom, arguing that the former is more constructive.

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Professor talks intersection of Trump, Islamophobia

April 18, 2017 0 comments

“How do we tell the story of Islamophobia, … and how do we tell the story of Trumpism?” asked Nancy Khalek, associate professor of religious studies.